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With leaders of the 20 largest economies planning to double global infrastructure investment by 2030, scientists are urging lenders, aid agencies and government ministries to carefully examine new projects before committing funds in order to limit the “devastating” impacts these …
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“How did someone with a background in neuroscience end up working at a forestry institute in Indonesia?”
It’s a question I got asked by almost everyone I met while living in Bogor, Indonesia. Brows furrowed, trying to figure me and my eclectic …
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Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) lacks a strategic framework for its investments in development research and has very little central institutional capacity to guide research or ensure its outputs are well used, a recent evaluation has found.
As leader of the youth activities at the Global Landscapes Forum, I put together the final report summarising the challenges facing young professionals in engaging with landscapes issues and effectively participating in conferences. It also includes five ‘next steps’ to strengthen youth participation in future events:
1. Refine model of ‘effective youth participation in conferences’.